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Neon day

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

September 29, 2019

Homecoming Spirit Week has officially ended! On September 27th, students dressed in neon colors to celebrate a fantastic week. The day continued with the school Pep Rally, where students and teachers showed their Raider pride and enjoyed performances from the Seniors, Dance Team and Cheer Team. The ...

Hallway day

Hallway day

Aisha Sudhir, News Writer/Cartoonist

September 29, 2019

Homecoming Week is a very fun time and this year, the windows in the commons were painted by students from the art department. On September 20th, Seniors Lea Gajinov, Stefani Malyshivska, Lidija Gajinov and Aisha Sudhir each painted a commons room window. Each window matched a grade’s decade, as the Home...

Hallway day

Hallway day

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

September 26, 2019

Homecoming Week has continued on with a blast from the past! September 26th was Hallway Day and the Community Pep Rally. First, the students’ hallways are currently decorated with each grade’s individual theme. Freshmen dressed as the 90s’, Sophomores dressed as the 80s’, Juniors as the 70s...

Age day

Age day

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

September 25, 2019

Students’ creativity was shown off during Homecoming Week with Age Day. On September 24th, freshman dressed like babies, sophomores dressed like toddlers, juniors dressed like adults and seniors dressed as senior citizens. Even the teachers participated by dressing as teenagers! ...

Jersey day

Jersey day

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

September 25, 2019

Homecoming 2019 has continued on in a big way. On September 24th, students and teachers alike dressed in their favorite sports jerseys. Many sports teams were represented: the Blackhawks, the Bulls, and even GBS’s own Raiders. ...

Color day

Color day

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

September 25, 2019

Homecoming spirit week 2019 is underway! It began on September 23th with color day. Each grade sported a different color- freshmen wore blue, sophomores wore red, juniors wore white and seniors wore black. The day was accompanied by Games Night. Students showed their school spirit by attending the late ni...

Raider rush endzone party

Raider rush endzone party

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

September 6, 2019

On Friday, September 13th, Link Crew will be hosting the Raider Rush Endzone Party. The event will be freshmen only and will take place right after school in the field house. The event is a time for freshmen to make new friends, meet upperclassmen, and have fun. Students will need their ids to check into the ...

Rise in vaping related illnesses

Rise in vaping related illnesses

CD Menard, News Writer

September 6, 2019

   Several hundred cases of severe mysterious pulmonary illnesses suddenly have arisen within the past few weeks - all tied to vaping and e-cigarette usage.  These cases of lung failure, sometimes accompanied by other "cold/flu" symptoms, have all been linked to e-cigarette and vaping usage. There has bee...

Protests in Hong Kong

Tyler Meeks, Editor

September 5, 2019

For the past few months, thousands upon thousands of Hong Kong citizens have been taking to the streets, brimming with resentment. The massive protests have been in response to a bill passed by the members of Hong Kong’s government in February, known as the “Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Lega...

Senior Success 2019

Senior Success 2019

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

August 25, 2019

During the week of August 26th through August 30th, Seniors will participate in Senior Success Week. This week, the first half of lunches will feature a multitude of information about college. Students will learn about college careers, the application process, FAFSA, and much more. There will also be i...

New assistant principal of instruction

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

May 29, 2019

Starting for the 2019-2020 school year, Glenbard South will have a new Assistant Principal for Instruction, Jessica Santee. Mrs Santee comes with over 17 years of experience as a Assistant Principal of Curriculum Instruction, as well as experience in teaching AP economics and World studies. This change i...

Back to school 2019

Back to school 2019

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

May 29, 2019

The schedule below shows the orientations and first day back schedule for the 2019-2020 school year.

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